Registration to Supply or Use Water from a Private Water Source - Tasmania

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to use, supply or cart water obtained from a private water source. A private water source is one that is not under the management and control of a Regulated Entity and may include water sourced from a tank, bore, reservoir, river, or dam.

Councils are required to register private water suppliers to mitigate risks to the public from unsafe water.

Private water suppliers must comply with the Tasmanian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines 2015 (TDWQG). The guidelines classify private water suppliers into the following classes:

  • Commercial purposes: bed and breakfast accommodation, hotels, motels, child care, recreational facilities within parks and reserves and caravan parks;
  • Places used for health: aged care facilities, health care centres and hospitals;
  • Places used for education: schools and universities; and
  • Places used for imprisonment or detention.

If your premises falls into one of the above categories and you are using or supplying water from a private source you are required to register with your local council.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Be accompanied by the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $244.00

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Registration to Supply Water from a Private Water Source - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 TAS

Administering agency

West Coast Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

West Coast Council

Operating address: 11 Sticht Street
Queenstown
TAS 7467
Mailing address: PO BOX 63
Queenstown, Tasmania 7467
Phone: 03 64714700
Fax: 03 64714720
Email: wcc@westcoast.tas.gov.au